Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets

2024-25 Season Motion Graphics Intern

Columbus Blue Jackets - Intern
Columbus · OH
Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Duties and tasks:
  • Assist in the design and animation of cohesive graphic executions in a wide variety of non-traditional aspect ratios, for use on the in-arena LED displays at Nationwide Arena.
  • Assist the Motion Graphics Producer to execute, edit, and maintain the in-arena and social media graphics packages throughout the season.
  • Assist the production team to create and deliver accompanying LED animations for open videos, crowd pumpers, and various additional in-game features.
  • Assist the Motion Graphics Producer and Digital Marketing team to create animations for the Blue Jackets’ social media platforms.

Daily Production:
  • Assist production team and front office departments to assist with on-going motion graphics projects.
  • Edit motion graphics templates in Adobe After Effects.
  • Assist with versioning existing graphics packages when needed.
  • Format and export deliverable files using Adobe Media Encoder.
  • Assist the production team in concepting new creative elements.
  • Utilize asset libraries and 3rd party templates to create original content for digital distribution and in-arena applications.

Learning Objectives:
  • To understand and be able to perform the basic daily responsibilities of a motion designer in a professional sports organizations’ production department.
  • To acquire hands-on experience with various animation and post-production software.
  • To develop an understanding of and ability to animate 3D graphics.
  • To produce a personal motion graphics reel.

 Intern Benefits:
  • Average of 20 intern hours available each week.
  • Internship timeline – August – End of the Season

  • Must be enrolled in a two or four year educational program.
  • Must earn credit to qualified for internship 
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, often stressful production environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Background in 2D/3D animation, graphic design, and/or motion graphics production.

** Please note this is an unpaid internship.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Will you be enrolled in a college or university during the internship?

  2. Will you be receiving credit for this internship?

  3. I understand that this is an in-person internship and I will be in Columbus, Ohio for this opportunity.